How to Talk About Suicide

How to Talk About a Suicide Loss

People struggle with the best way to discuss the suicide of a loved one.  There are many society biases and misunderstandings about the cause of suicide.  When there is an underlying mental health issue, many families struggle to also talk about that.    You choose how much and what you share with others after a suicide.  Many people feel embarrassment  or shame about a suicide.  Understanding how to talk about suicide is important and helps to eliminate the stigma that may be associated with suicide.